In this article, you will learn what the AND function is and how to use it in Google Sheets.
The AND formula returns “TRUE” if all of the inputs are logically true and otherwise provides “FALSE”. So, if one or multiple arguments are not logically correct, the function returns “FALSE”.
The general formula is as below:
Logical_expression1: You need to insert a logical test such as “A1=1”, ”A1<B1”, and “A1+B1=2” by manually input and/or cell reference.
Logical_expression2 (Optional): You can add more than one expression if needed.
Note: The number 0 is considered logically “FALSE” by the AND function; all other numbers (including negative numbers) are considered logically “TRUE”.
The following screenshot shows examples of the usage of the AND function.
The AND function is often combined with the IF function rather than used alone. As the AND formula returns “TRUE” or “FALSE”, the AND and the IF function, which needs “TRUE” or “FALSE” input to determine which value to show, go well together.
Assume that you are a manager and need to check whether your group members have test scores that meet all of the following criteria.
The formula shown in the picture above contains the AND function containing the arguments below:
Logical_expression1: C15>=$C$10 (Test A Score 54>=30) → OK
Logical_expression2: D15>=$C$11 (Test B Score 67>=30) → OK
Logical_expression3: E15>=$C$12 (Total Test Score 121>=110) → OK
As for the formula in cell F15, the AND function returns “TRUE” as all requirements are met. Therefore, the IF function returns the defined value of “Yes”, the value provided when it is true.
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Lion fails to pass these exams because his total score is less than 110. Dog can’t pass either, as his TEST A score is lower than 30 (and the total score is less than 110).
If you don’t get the right answer to your question in this article or you have other questions on logic formulas, you may find the answers in the following articles.
Should you need to learn about the IF or IFS formulas, check the following articles.
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